International Studies Research Lab 2018
Dates: July 8 - July 20
Application Deadline: April 15
The Center for Global Studies, International & Area Studies Library,
and Russian, East European & Eurasian Center at the University
of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce fellowships
and research honoraria to support the internationalization of community
colleges nationwide. We invite applications from faculty, librarians,
and administrators interested in expanding global studies curricula,
instruction in less commonly taught languages, library collections, or
international education programs at their home institutions. Participation
in ISRL provides resources and time for research otherwise unavailable
to applicants. Fellows will have the opportunity to work one-on-one
with international and area studies reference librarians and explore the
unlimited print and online resources at the University Library.
Co-sponsored by the Center for African Studies, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the European Union Center.
April 16, 5:00pm
Lincoln Hall - Room 1065
Lionel Ruffel is a literary scholar, publisher and professor of Comparative Literature and Creative Writing at Université Paris 8. His last book Brouhaha, Worlds of the Contemporary (U. of Minnesota Press, 2018) is a global investigation (covering literary theory, cultural studies, contemporary arts and literatures) of what the word “contemporary” means and the reasons for why the term imposed itself within the field of representations and practices.
April 18, 7:30pm
Music Building Auditorium
The University of Illinois Classical Trombone Association (UICTA) will be hosting the Italian Trombone Quartet for a residency at UI’s School of Music. Comprised of trombonists from two orchestras in Turin (the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Rai and the Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino) and one in Geneva (the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande), these leading European orchestral musicians formed the ITQ in 2012 and are embarking on their American tour.
April 23, 1:00pm
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
The Cultural Celebration Series is a joyful, continuing recognition of the diversity of cultures and types of music, dance, and storytelling available in our area. Jean René Balekita and Bomoyi is a professional musical ensemble featuring Congolese rumba with flavors of gospel, jazz, and African rhythms.
April 26, 3:00-6:00pm
Illini Union Ballroom
This event will welcome any students who are interested in careers in international non-profit or intergovernmental organizations. Panelists who used to work or are currently working in this field will be invited and related resources will be shared. Detailed information on participating organizations and panelists will be posted on Handshake.
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty
Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program
Register by May 1, 2018
The Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program offers low-cost classes in French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Latin, Greek, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Hindi and ESL. Courses are taught by UIUC instructors. Open to everyone; not for credit, just for fun! Courses are held May 14 - June 1.
Education and Professional Training Program for New Translators of Greek Literature
Application Due May 17, 2018
Fullbright Grants for Research, Study, and Arts
Application Due July 16, 2018
TURK 490 - Special Topics in Turkish: Language and Culture in Turkey
Fall 2018 Course
Save the Date: Framing the Global Conference at Indiana University - Bloomington
September 27 - 30, 2018
Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)